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Amy Keller, Associate Editor at Florida Trend, published a cover story “Out of the Ivory Tower” about urban universities, the Innovation District emerging in Creative Village and the synergies with the UCF/Valencia Downtown Campus and economic development.

“Beyond growing intellectual capital, many schools are expanding their physical footprints into so-called innovation districts. Like UCF’s new campus at Orlando’s Creative Village, the aim is to accelerate economic growth in disadvantaged or undeveloped areas by creating dense, “live, work, play” environments that will attract young talent, foster collaboration and spawn companies with high-paying jobs.”

To read the full article, click here.